dan kelpinger, artist


'King Gimp' brings Oscar to Maryland

Surprised: Susan Hannah Hadary and William A. Whiteford win for their short film, which documents the life of Dan Keplinger, who has cerebral palsy.

The Oscars took on a decidedly Maryland flavor last night, when local filmmakers Susan Hannah Hadary and William A. Whiteford took home the Documentary Short Subject Oscar for "King Gimp” . . .

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Disabled artist seeks friend's tech savvy for Web site

Daily Record Business

His brushes sit upright in bins under two broad windows that reach from wall to wall in this small living room. The windows, veiled by thin linen curtains, are the lone sources of light. As cloudy as the day is, rays wiggle through . . .

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'King Gimp' Revisited

Baltimore Artist's Art, Spirit Triumph Over Disability

Dan Keplinger was born with severe cerebral palsy. But at 30, he's already a successful artist, the subject of an Oscar-winning film called King Gimp, and he's finishing his second college degree . . .

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Q&A With Abilities Magazine

Dan "King Gimp" Keplinger interviewed by Chet Cooper

Dan Keplinger was the subject and writer of the Academy Award-winning documentary King Gimp, which follows Dan's life as he discovers his voice through art . . .

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King Gimp - It's Okay To Laugh, He's Funny.

Glorious Noise, Online Zine

I finally got to see HBO's Academy Award winning documentary, King Gimp, last night. I had been wanting to see this since I nearly fell out of bed laughing when I was watching the Oscars and it won for best short documentary. If you saw it, you know what I'm talking about . . .

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King Gimp's Miraculous Realm

Art Business News, by Julie Keller

To communicate in a world made complicated by his struggle with cerebral palsy, Academy Award winner Dan Keplinger discovered the healing magic of art . . .

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